Podcast: Carolyn Talks with Mary About Family and Social Change

Posted on July 21, 2015 by GMA Foundations

In this “I am family philanthropy” StoryCorps interview, GMA Foundations staff members Carolyn and Mary reflect upon summertime memories, family values, and philanthropy. We may want to include some additional details about what they talked about, as well as perhaps a quote or two to get people intrigued. We can also perhaps create a different photo to appear at rights… Read More

Our History (William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund)

Posted on June 8, 2015 by William C. Graustein

Listen to the history of the Memorial Fund, as told by Bill Graustein: The Story of the Memorial Fund. Listening to the stories of the people, families and communities we work with is an essential part of our work. Supporting and inspiring the children of our communities is what we seek to achieve. The Graustein family immigrated to Boston from… Read More

Mission and Values (Tarsadia Foundation)

Posted on March 19, 2015

Mission The Tarsadia Foundation supports non-profit organizations with programs and projects that provide educational opportunities for the underserved, support health and well-being of the community, and help to employ the employable through economic empowerment. Values Thrive: Programs, services and institutions can profoundly impact and improve people’s lives and prosper, as long as all involved are fully engaged. Aspire: We believe… Read More

Code of ethics (Hudson Webber Foundation)

Posted on December 18, 2014

The Hudson-Webber Foundation commits to integrity in our actions and responsibility for our decisions and their consequences. We are committed to act honestly, truthfully and with integrity in all our transactions and dealings. We are committed to the appropriate handling of actual or apparent conflicts of interest in our relationships. We are committed to treat our grantees fairly and to… Read More

The Rockefellers

Posted on May 24, 2014 by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

For the Rockefellers, giving has been a central family value that has spanned three centuries. The strong belief of early generations that wealth comes with great responsibility continues to inform the philanthropy of current generations, helping to shape their priorities and perspectives on giving. The family is now entering its seventh generation and has maintained its tradition of giving within… Read More

Common Causes of Conflict

Posted on May 16, 2014 by National Center for Family Philanthropy

Whatever differences your family may have, those differences need not get in the way of your philanthropic goals. Your challenge is to find ways to channel the bonds of family in the service of a shared vision and anticipate the conflicts that inevitably arise… Read More